Adam Wainwright

#50 SP / St. Louis Cardinals / EXP: 15YRS Height: 6-7 Weight: 220 lb Age: 39 College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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      Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Posts quality start

      Adam Wainwright didn't factor into the decision Monday against the Marlins despite allowing just two runs across six innings. He gave up four hits and three walks while fanning six.The veteran hurler recorded his third straight quality start and has given up two or fewer runs in three of his last five outings. The 39-year-old right-hander has struggled with consistency a bit this season, but he's delivered far more strong performances than poor ones. He owns a 3.95 ERA on the season and is scheduled to pitch again during the upcoming weekend series on the road against Atlanta.

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      Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Earns fourth win Wednesday

      Adam Wainwright (4-5) allowed two earned runs on three hits while striking out six across seven innings, earning the win over Cleveland on Wednesday.Wainwright struggled to get going in the first inning, surrendering a pair of runs on three hits. However, the veteran was dominant from there, retiring every batter he faced through the next six innings except Bradley Zimmer in the fifth frame when Wainwright struck him with a pitch. The 39-year-old has turned in many solid performances like this one in 2021, although a couple got away from him as well. He has a 4.03 ERA and 1.14 WHIP in 73.2 innings.

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      Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Takes loss against Reds

      Adam Wainwright (3-5) allowed three earned runs on eight hits while striking out four across seven innings, taking the loss to the Reds on Thursday.Wainwright allowed three runs across in the first two innings, capped off by Jesse Winker's two-run bomb in the second frame. Despite the mediocre start, the veteran settled in to pitch five scoreless frames before being relieved to start the eighth inning. Thursday was his second start this season where he didn't issue any walks. The 39-year-old has a 4.19 ERA and 1.22 WHIP with 61 strikeouts in 66.2 innings.

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      Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Posts third win

      Adam Wainwright (3-4) won Saturday's game against Arizona, going five innings and allowing four runs on five hits and three walks with six strikeouts in a 7-4 victory.Wainwright cruised through the game's first four innings but allowed a Stephen Vogt two-run home run in the fifth and another two runs in the sixth before being removed. The veteran is a decent option with the potential to post super outings on occasion in his age-39 season.

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      Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Eight innings of one-hit ball

      Adam Wainwright went eight innings Sunday against the Cubs, allowing no runs on one hit and a walk with seven strikeouts in a 2-1 loss. He received a no-decision.Wainwright dominated Chicago all game, but St. Louis was unable to muster any runs until the 10th inning, when it was too late. The 39-year-old has alternated poor and excellent outings this month and remains a risk/reward streamer as a result.

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      Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Start moved to Sunday

      Adam Wainwright will start Sunday's game against the Cubs, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.The 39-year-old last pitched Saturday against the Padres and will receive some extra rest before retaking the mound with Carlos Martinez (ankle) and Miles Mikolas (shoulder) returning from the injured list to start the first two games versus the Cubs. Wainwright has a 4.63 ERA, 1.35 WHIP and 44:15 K:BB through 46.2 innings (eight starts) this season.

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      Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Hit hard Saturday

      Adam Wainwright (2-4) took the loss against San Diego on Saturday as a result of allowing six runs on eight hits and three walks over four innings. He struck out two.Wainwright did not have great control in the contest, as he threw only 52 of 92 pitches for strikes. However, his biggest problem was the long ball -- he allowed three home runs, accounting for five of the eight runs scored against him. The right-hander's start was his poorest since he yielded six runs across 2.2 innings in his first start of the campaign. He'll carry a less-than-desirable 4.63 ERA into his next start, which is tentatively scheduled to come at home against the Cubs on Friday.

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      Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Fires 8.1 shutout innings

      Adam Wainwright (2-3) allowed three hits and three walks over 8.1 shutout frames Sunday, striking out five and earning a win over Colorado.Wainwright turned in his best performance of the season and picked up a second straight win for his efforts. The veteran righty allowed runners in scoring position on multiple occasions Sunday but was able to escape every jam unscathed. He lowered his season ERA to 3.80 with a 42:12 K:BB across 42.2 frames. Wainwright is lined up to take the mound in San Diego next weekend.

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      Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Hangs on for first win

      Adam Wainwright (1-3) picked up the win in Monday's 6-5 victory over the Mets, coughing up five runs on seven hits and three walks over 5.2 innings. He struck out five.All the scoring in the game came in the first three innings and Wainwright appeared to be on the ropes after Kevin Pillar took him deep in the third, but the veteran right-hander righted the ship after the Cards gave him a lead in the bottom half of the frame. Wainwright tossed 66 of 93 pitches for strikes, and he'll take a 4.72 ERA and 37:9 K:BB through 34.1 innings into his next outing.

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      Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Activated ahead of start

      Adam Wainwright was activated from the COVID-19 injured list Monday ahead of his scheduled start against the Mets.Wainwright had been sidelined since Thursday following a positive test for a family member, but he's evidently cleared health and safety protocols and is ready to go. The 39-year-old has looked good through five starts this season, combining a career-high 26.4 percent strikeout rate and a 5.0 percent walk rate en route to a respectable 4.08 ERA, a number which could be significantly lower according to his 3.19 xFIP. Austin Dean was optioned in a corresponding move.

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